He’ll be a primary back-up infielder next year … if that makes sense.
Month: January 2013
That’s the Saturday of the Cubs Convention. That could have some implications.
Sammy Sosa may not be in the Hall of Fame, but he’s embracing the new web.
Cubs players, coaches, and executives will make several stops around Chicago next week.
Obviously the young shortstop would like a chance to play in front of family and friends at home.
He’s not going to make the Hall of Fame, but can he come back into the Cubs’ world?
Despite a loaded ballot, a variety of issues clouded the vote.
How would folks in Dallas view the acquisition of Garza?
It’s a super-sized edition of the podcast for you, touching on the Hall of Fame, the latest Cubs rumors, and lady-pickin’-up-skillz.
It’s going to be a very important Spring/early-Summer for Jackson, after an already very important offseason.
Just a couple days after telling the world that they really, really wanted one. Sure.
Porcello is available, but was thought to be off the Cubs’ radar.
Who’s going to be good for the Cubs next year? Any downside surprises? How about the overall club?
His batting average fell 24 points last year. Was that a blip, or the start of a trend?
The shortstop prospect is drawing a great deal of interest and will work out for clubs later this month.
The Alfonso Soriano dance, among other things, continues to twirl.
No surprises at the top, but a surprising and awesome plaudit for the young man who resides there. Updated with Luke’s thoughts.
It was important in 2012, and it remains of paramount importance in 2013. Tom Ricketts says everyone is motivated to see something happen this year.
Carlos Villanueva’s signing should be official soon, and, once it is, another roster move will be required.
Another dense set of rumors, largely tied to the hopes and desires of the Rangers and Diamondbacks.
Hall votes are set to come out this week, and it’s not going to be pretty for Sosa.
A great deal to discuss from the rumor mill …
The formerly excellent lefty has signed a minor league deal with the Cubs, but this is probably the last you’ll hear about it.
When considering projections and the value of a lost draft pick, what could the Cubs comfortably offer someone like Michael Bourn?
I’m thrilled that Edwin Jackson has a no-hitter to his credit. But I’m hoping he doesn’t repeat it in quite the same way with the Cubs.
Theo Epstein Speaks: Organizational Changes, Draft Pick Compensation, Use of Payroll, Rizzo, Jackson, More
The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations just wrapped a wide-ranging interview on the radio in Boston.